Legal Officer at Capricorn Digital Limited

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Job Title: Legal Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Legal Officer will be responsible for reviewing complex agreements correspondence and legal documents.
  • She / he will execute various paralegal duties, providing professional legal advice to colleagues.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare, review and advise on contracts and documents pertaining to the company’s business and operations
  • Reviewing new business relationships with service providers and partners
  • Research and provide analysis on legal and policy issues
  • Maintain regulatory position by:
    • Liaising with regulators
    • Coordinating reports and filings
    • Coordinating audits and implementation of any audit findings (as required)
  • Support the business units on legal and compliance matters
  • Handle all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, litigation, etc.)
  • Assists to maintain an accurate and up-to-date database of all contracts, disputes and litigation
  • Coordinate processes, procedures, policies in accordance with regulatory obligations and international best practices
  • Assists in structuring joint enterprises with other organizations
  • Keeps abreast of relevant best practices and amendments to regulations and statutory provisions
  • Maintain up-to-date records of regulatory changes and notifiable events relating to internal policies and procedures, Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing, Customer Due Diligence, Consumer Protection, Conflict of Interest, etc.
  • Performing additional duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Law graduate with 4 to 6 years extensive working experience; with a minimum of 12 months in the Financial Services Industry/FinTech Space.
  • Proficiency and strong working knowledge of Power Point, Word and Google application is essential
  • Should be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability and willingness to work round the clock when required, and meet tight deadlines
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be goal oriented and self-motivated
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess a deep understanding of corporate law transactions and other legal matters
  • Highly entrepreneurial; takes the initiative to solve problems before they arise.
  • Have started and/or contribute to projects which she/he is passionate about
  • Great collaborator; listens to others, speaks own mind, and ask the right questions.
  • Well-versed in regulations laws and standards procedures and able to translate into forward-thinking business practices.
  • Resourceful meticulous and proactive with strong communication and problem solving abilities.
  • Offers a highly professional attitude and significant ability to work and perform well in a team.

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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